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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
story now. >> the food truck craze has reached such a fevered pitch, the d.c. government is now having its falafel and eating it too. serving up the barbecue, pour on the extra cause and don't forget the tax. >> isn't that pretty much every restaurant is just like the food trucks now? >> that's exactly right. the food trucks had always paid a flat $100 feet and now the city is implementing the sales tax act. they have to charge 10% on every sale. >> thank you very much. >> what is 10%? everybody has to get their cut, right? >> don't like paying more. >> we're giving away free coconut macaroons because of the sales tax today. >> reporter: james mcauley eats at food trucks every day. he think the tax is fair. it is just annoying. >> things are already kind of expensive when you pay with a credit card or what not, there is additional fees now for that too. >> reporter: steve adelson says he is fine with paying his fair share. >> at this point, we are on a level playing field and we should be treated with the same respect that other businesses are instead of the pariah that, in esse
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
government will only recognize marriages between a man and a woman. the court will also hear a case that challenges whether race should be a factor in college admissions. a white student sued the university of texas after she claims she was rejected unfairly. >> there were people in my class with lower grades who weren't in all the activities i was in who were being accepted into ut, and the only other difference between us was the color of our skin. >> the best way to get to racial diversity is to consider race in an individualized way that looks at the whole applicant. >> six of the supreme court justices attended a special mass yesterd yesterday. the traditional red mass takes place the sunday before the supreme court begins its new term. >>> 5:35. news 4's tony tull at the live desk with breaking news. >> a little bit of sad news to report this morning. nbc news has just learned that 3 of the 16 people killed by a suicide bomber this morning in afghanistan were, in fact, american nato service members. the attack happened earlier this morning in eastern afghanistan in the city of
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the government is particularly concerned about scams like cloning in which information about one patient is repeated in other records. that could lead to bigger reimbursement checks. >> let's take a deep breath together on this. >>> there is a problem with our breakfast. if you like bacon for breakfast or just like eating pork, it may get harder to satisfy your craving come next year. the national pig association -- didn't know they had one. this is in britain actually -- is warning there could be a worldwide pork shortage next year. they said pork producers had to cut down on herds because of soaring feed prices connected to drought conditions. however, the u.s. department of agriculture reports a record pork supply at u.s. warehouses just last month. we can breathe a little easier here at home. >> you can deal with the replacement ref, but you take away your bacon, and aaron's going to have a problem. >> just good bacon, not too crispy, not too undercooked. >> i like mine crispy. our producer likes his bacon deep fried. >> you got to do it right. >> i want a blt now. darn it. >
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
passed through on the way to cincinnati. the government says the man in custody has a lengthy criminal record and had been declared mentally nil the past. >>> montgomery county police investigating a shooting in gaithersburg. chopper 4 flew above the scene. the shooting happened about 10:00. police say the man was shot several times, then walked to a nearby cvs and collapsed. at last check, the victim was still in the hospital. so far, no arrests have been made. >>> three men are expected in court later today accused of attacking and robbing a man in eastern market last month. police arrested the men yesterday with the brutal beating of thomas maslin. they reportedly robbed him for his iphone and other items. he suffered serious brain injuries and is still in the hospital. investigators say they arrested these same men for robbing three other people of their phones later that night. >> from some very good tips from our community, from a lot of hard work, from our detectives that are standing here behind me, to now place under arrest and charge those same three subjects from the robbery
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
protesters are demanding new elections, criticizing the government cutbacks and tax hikes as well. more protests are expected today. >>> this morning investigators are trying to determine what led to a shooting that left a sheriff's deputy and a suspect in san diego. they're following up on a suspect in a child abuse case. as soon as they approached the suspect, there were reports of shots fired. all three were taken to the hospital for surgery. >>> today more than a million people across new zealand took part in an earthquake drill. that exercise is designed to teach people to find cover and hold on to something stable when a quake strikes. that drill was held at schools, the zoo, parliament, and airports. new zealand is hit by thousands of quakes each year, most of them minor. in february of last year, a 6.3 magnitude quake hit the city of christchurch, killing 185 people. >>> 5:21. time for weather and traffic on the ones. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is here with our forecast for today. is it going to be a nice one, veronica? >> it's not going to be a bad day today. i
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
think every member here knows the important of the district government securing local control every our budget. >> phil mendelsohn introduceed a bill tuesday with all councilmember on board that would allow voters to approve a change in the district's charter. that would block federal budget control. >> we believe that is what they will do and the congress. the united states has final say. they can vote the referendum change at amendment either up or down and we hope they will decide to take a pass. >> reporter: the plan could not only give d.c. leaders full control of budget but also keep federal budget issues separate from the district government. >> it would free the district from federal disagreements over whatever issued are unrelated to the district government that result in a threat of or actual shutdown of the district government while the federal government tries to work out its disagreements. >> reporter: on the hill, congresswoman eleanor holmes norton has made progress on budget autonomy. the council continues to support those efforts but believes it is time to try somet
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the president will talk about his. those who believe we want bigger government, more intrusive government, trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see will vote for him. those who believe we should encourage economic growth, support small business, and create more jobs will vote for me. >> that first debate will take place next wednesday night in denver. >>> president obama is urging patience when it comes to this country's economic recovery. he spoke of what he calls an economic patriotism during a rally yesterday in virginia beach. >> an economic patriotism rooted in the belief that growing our economy belongs with a strong and thriving middle class. i won't pretend that getting there is easy. the truth is it's going to take a few more years to solve challenges that we're building up over decades. but i want everybody here to understand our problems can be solved. our challenges will be met. >> the president will hold a campaign event today here in washington. >>> one person is dead after a wrong way crash in stafford, virginia. the accident happened around 4:30 yester
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